Giant Hogweed. Invasive plant from Hell

The NY Department of Environmental Conservation warning of an outbreak of the highly toxic and dangerous giant hogweed

Giant hogweed is a Federally listed noxious weed. Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin and eye irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring and blindness

This plant poses a serious health threat; see your physician if you think you have been burned by giant hogweed. If you think you have giant hogweed on your property, do NOT touch it.

3 Comments

  1. If it’s so toxic, we ought to be able to turn it into some kind of fuel.

    Keep our gas -guzzlers goin’.

  2. If it’s so toxic, we ought to be able to turn it into some kind of neurotoxin.

    Keep our war crimes going’.

  3. If it’s so toxic we should be able to plant it in our politician’s gardens.

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